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EM13C : Database Discovery Fails - ORA-01804: failure to initialize timezone information (Doc ID 2884608.1)

Last updated on JULY 20, 2022

Applies to:

Enterprise Manager for Oracle Database - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


In Enterprise Manager (EM) Cloud Control, trying to discover the database target fails with following error when proformed the Test Connection.

<Database Name> : The connection test failed.

ORA-00604: error occurred at recursive SQL level 1 ORA-01804: failure to initialize timezone information The Connect Descriptor was (DESCRIPTION = (ADDRESS = (PROTOCOL = TCP)(HOST = <Hostname>)(PORT = 1521))(CONNECT_DATA = (SID = <SID>)))



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